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Litomyšl Castle (Czech Republic)

Property: Litomyšl Castle

Id. N°: 901

State Party: Czech Republic

Criteria: C (ii) (iv)

The Committee inscribed the site on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (ii) and (iv):

Criterion (ii): Litomyšl Castle is an outstanding and immaculately preserved example of the arcade castle, a type of building first developed in Italy and modified in the Czech lands to create an evolved form of special architectural quality.

Criterion (iv): Litomyšl Castle illustrates in an exceptional way the aristocratic residences of Central Europe in the Renaissance and their subsequent development under the influence of new artistic movements.

PDF Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
PDF WHC-99/CONF.209/11
Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Czech Republic
Properties: Litomyšl Castle
Session: 23COM